What we do

We provide rehabilitation and support services in times of need.

At Mates4Mates, we are here to support veterans, current-serving members, and the families that stand by their side.

We provide services.
From physical rehabilitation and psychology services, to skills and wellbeing programs, and social connection activities – our innovative and evidence-led services improve lives.

We rebuild lives. 
We foster connections and build community through our Family Recovery Centres in North Queensland, South East Queensland, Tasmania, and outreach areas. 

We collaborate. 
We’re here to support veterans and meet their ever-changing needs. We work together with like-minded organisations to provide the right support.  Together, we can reach more people.

We fundraise. 
We can help thousands of veterans and their families, because of the generous support of our community and partners. Every donation enables us to do more.

Our services

Social connection activities

Regular opportunities for mateship and peer support through social and family activities.

Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing

Targeted programs to help with recovery from injury and improve health and wellbeing.

Psychological services

Evidence-based therapies tailored to individuals, couples and family members in need of support.

Skills for recovery programs

Innovative skills-based programs to improve resilience and quality of life.

Latest news

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PTSD and Exercise

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a prominent mental health issue for military veterans. It is commonly distinguished by a set of reactions that can develop in people who have been exposed to a traumatic event or series of events in their life.

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The relationship between exercise and sleep

Sleep and exercise have a bidirectional relationship. In other words, regular exercise can help improve your sleep quality and duration, and in return, getting adequate sleep better promotes physical activity throughout the day.

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Brain health later in life

Everyone’s brain changes as they age, with some retaining cognitive health and others not. Keeping the brain and body active can make a huge impact to your memory and other cognitive abilities in later life.

Support our cause

It is only through your generosity that we can meet the ever-increasing need for our services. Your support matters. 

Donate today
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